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[ 2014 staff picks ]

2014 staff picks

After weeks of scrutiny, Record Exchange staffers have completed their 2014 Top 10 lists, and leading up to Christmas we will be posting individual lists here on the website. Visit the store to view the lists in realtime and shop our special '14 Staff Picks display. Let the judgment begin!

VIEW STAFF LISTS HERE

[ give the gift of music ]

give the gift of music

The Record Exchange has 60 hand-picked new CDs sale-priced at $9.99 for your holiday gift-giving, and you can send music to our troops overseas, too.

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[ idaho ho ho 2014 ]

idaho ho ho 2014

The 2014 installment of the Idaho Ho Ho benefit holiday CD is now available at The Record Exchange. Proceeds from sales of the CD go to the Idaho Foodbank!

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The Record Exchange is a proud partner with Boise's Payette Brewing Company! Enjoy Payette Brewing Company beer (and for free!) at Record Exchange events such as Record Store Day, the annual holiday Bonus Club Sale and our singer-songwriter Birthday Bash celebrations!

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[ go listen boise ]

go listen boise

Go Listen Boise is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization with the mission of fostering a vibrant and diverse musical culture in the Boise area.

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[ rx amazon store ]

rx amazon store

Visit The Record Exchange's Amazon Marketplace store to shop for rare and discount CDs, vinyl, DVDs and books. Live in Boise? Order online and arrange for in-store pickup!

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[ rx holiday hours ]

rx holiday hours

Friday, Dec. 19: 9am-10pm (coffee/gift shop opens at 7:30am)

Saturday, Dec. 20: 9am-10pm

Sunday, Dec. 21: 9am-9pm

Monday, Dec. 22: 9am-10pm (coffee/gift shop opens at 7:30am)

Tuesday, Dec. 23: 9am-10pm (coffee/gift shop opens at 7:30am)

Christmas Eve, Dec. 24: 8am-6pm

New Year's Eve, Dec. 31: 10am-7pm (coffee/gift shop opens at 7:30am)

New Year's Day, Jan. 1: 10am-9pm (coffee/gift shop opens at 9am)

[ best of 2014 vinyl sale ]

best of 2014 vinyl sale

Our friends at Beggars Group — which includes such fine indie labels as Matador, 4AD, XL and True Panther — released some great albums in 2014, and to celebrate, we’re offering 14 titles on vinyl on sale through January 15!

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[ black friday exclusives ]

black friday exclusives

Black Friday is over, but The Record Exchange still has dozens of vinyl and CD exclusives you can’t get anywhere else in the Treasure Valley!

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[ buy rx gift cards online! ]

buy rx gift cards online!

Record Exchange Gift Cards can now be ordered for picky music fans from anywhere in the world!

Whether you live in town and want Aunt Sally in Sheboygan to stop sending you a Sears Gift Card, or you're Aunt Sally in Sheboygan and want to send your favorite RX shopper some store dollars, a Record Exchange Gift Card offers the perfect online shopping experience — and we'll ship it anywhere you want it to go!

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[ rx top 10 ]

rx top 10

1. Idaho Ho Ho 2014
Various Artists
2. The Endless River
Pink Floyd
3. Rock or Bust
AC/DC
4. 1989
Taylor Swift
5. Metamodern Sounds in Country Music
Sturgill Simpson
6. They Want My Soul
Spoon
7. Classics
She & Him
8. Sonic Highways
Foo Fighters
9. Popular Problems
Leonard Cohen
10. Cheek to Cheek
Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga

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October 25th, 2013

SUPER SALES IN THE RX GIFT SHOP!

photo(33)We’re getting ready for the holidays in The Record Exchange Gift Shop, and that means it’s time to clear some shelves and pass on some savings to you in the process.

To wit:

25% off Umbra frames, jewelry boxes/stands and home décor

20% off tiki kitchenware

50% off select rock tees

20% off soaps and lotions

Additional 20% off clearance items

October 25th, 2013

HALLOWEEN AT THE RX: KILLER MAKEUP, TATTOOS AND COSTUME ACCESSORIES!

The beauty of Halloween is you get to transform your appearance and persona, and more and more makeup and costume accessories are appearing to make it easier to look the part AND wash it all off the next day.

Our selection includes Manic Panic’s Dye Hard Temporary Hair Color Styling Gel, Instant Eye Liner and Glam Strip Hair Extensions.

We also have an assortment of glitter sticks, temporary tattoos and other flair for your fall fun!

October 24th, 2013

HALLOWEEN 2013 AT THE RX: ANIMAL HEADS AND OTHER CREEPY MASKS!

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They’re back!

The popular animal head masks have overtaken the store, and this year for Halloween we’ve brought in our widest variety yet – birds, livestock, reptiles and more. Fly in the air, get down on the farm, go prehistoric!

We also have an assortment of other masked wonders, from the classic Lucha Libre to the head-and-face-covering knitted Chewbacca.

October 17th, 2013

HALLOWEEN ’14 AT THE RX: WICKEDEYEZ THEATRICAL CONTACT LENSES!

wickedeyez lensesGoing for authenticity or extra-creepy this year? WickedeyeZ theatrical professional lenses have you covered on both accounts.

Widely used in theater or movie productions, these high-quality contact lenses come in a variety of styles, including cats, wolves, vampires, zombies and other creatures of the night.

All lenses are FDA approved and made for occasional wear — with proper care, they’ll last up to a year, so you can wear them again and again!

Note: Must be 18 years or older to purchase. The Record Exchange requires the purchaser to sign a waiver of liability.